Enhancing Psychological Safety

Windlab Enhancing Psychological Safety for Leaders Virtual Keynote Presentations December 2023 Thank you Windlab for having me along to present two virtual keynotes over the last month to your leadership team and all staff in your Town Hall focusing on enhancing psychosocial safety. With so much change in this space you are doing so much great work in the PROACTIVE ...

Countrywide Food Service Distributors

Countrywide Food Service Distributors Annual Conference 2023 The Star Gold Coast, Broadbeach QLD 31 October, 2023 Thank you so much for having me Countrywide Food Service Distributors as a keynote speaker yesterday for your Annual Conference at The Star Gold Coast. What a great conference, and no doubt with everything lined up after Day 1 it will be very memorable ...

Hospital cafe boss fined after sexual harassment

Hospital cafe boss fined after sexual harassment The boss of two hospital coffee shops and two associated companies have been convicted and fined $290,000 after the sexual harassment of multiple staff. 27 October, 2023 The boss of both stores, was convicted and fined $40,000 in the Melbourne Magistrates' Court yesterday after being convicted on two charges of failing to ensure ...

SafeWork NSW equip business to create safer & respectful workplaces

Leading with Respect at Work Taskforce SafeWork NSW supporting business with it's four-year Strategy 18 October, 2023 SafeWork NSW has launched its first four-year Strategy (2023-2027) to support NSW businesses in preventing workplace sexual harassment and other gender-based harmful workplace behaviours. Through this Strategy, SafeWork NSW will educate NSW businesses on their duties to prevent and respond to workplace sexual ...

Great Leaders, Leading Safely for the Future

Graincorp Annual Conference 2023 Great Leaders, Leading Safely for the Future Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney NSW 9 August, 2023 Thank you Graincorp for having me along to your Annual Conference for your senior leaders to speak about what great leadership looks like and how our values are important as we walk the talk as leaders. With so many recent ...

Safe Work / Mental Health Awareness Month October 2023

Karen Maher was recently named as one of Ovations International top speakers for 2023 in the Health & Safety / Mental Health arena. Karen was very humbled to be part of this great line of up of speakers covering such an important area.

Time is running out for business dinosaurs

The dinosaurs who aren’t proactively addressing harassment, discrimination and bullying in the workplace are on notice there’s a huge meteor headed their way. Legislation changes are here with fines to match.

Fair Work joins the fight against sexual harassment

Fair Work joins the fight against sexual harassment. Karen Maher recently spoke with ABC Kimberley Pilbara morning radio about the new legislation that has given extra teeth to the tiger fighting sexual harassment in the workplace.

Podcast: How to be an Active Bystander

Karen Maher recently spoke about some practical advice on being an active bystander, the importance of leadership support and how SmartCulture are trying to keep things very practical when we talk about bystanders.

Sexual Harassment in Mining

Karen Maher was interviewed by the Australian Mining Review about SmartCulture’s approach to eradicating sexual harassment in mining.